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The Fractured Republic: Renewing America's Social Contract in the Age of Individualism

by Yuval Levin

21st century America is anxious and discontented. Our economy is sluggish, our culture is always at war with itself, our governing institutions are frequently paralyzed, and our politics seems incapable of rising...


The People v. the Democratic Party

by Michael Walsh

Since the day Aaron Burr, the sitting vice president of the United States, shot and killed Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers, the Democratic Party has been at war with America. With a history that...


Congressional Realignment, 1925-1978

by Barbara Sinclair

Ronald Reagan's election in 1980 brought with it a major shift in the composition of the U.S. Congress for the first time in several decades. The subsequent introduction of an enormous amount of new legislation...


George Kateb: Dignity, Morality, Individuality

by John Seery

George Kateb's writings have been innovatory in exploring the fundamental quandary of how modern democracy-sovereignty vested in the many-might nevertheless protect, respect, promote, even celebrate the singular,...


Political Conventions

by Allan Bonner

Launched in honour of President Obama's inaugural, this book was written during the most remarkable political season in American history. The author visited all major presidential campaign offices in New York...


Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America

by Glenn Beck

From #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck, the powerful follow-up to his national bestseller Miracles and Massacres, which was praised as “moving, provocative, and masterful”...


No Holding Back: The 1980 John B. Anderson Presidential Campaign

by Jim Mason

In 1980, John Anderson ran what experts initially considered a quixotic race for the Republican presidential nomination before switching to run as an independent. He ran a unique campaign and won unprecedented...


Ernesto Laclau: Post-Marxism, Populism and Critique

by David Howarth

Ernesto Laclau has blazed a unique trail in political theory and philosophy since the early 1970s. In so doing, he has articulated a range of philosophical and theoretical currents into a coherent alternative...


Party and Factional Division in Texas

by James R. Soukup, Clifton McCleskey & Harry Holloway

Here is the first attempt by scholars to make a comprehensive analysis of voting patterns in Texas. Examining the results of fourteen elections from 1946 through 1962 and organizing a vast fund of statistics...


Red State: An Insider's Story of How the GOP Came to Dominate Texas Politics

by Wayne Thorburn

In November 1960, the Democratic party dominated Texas. The newly elected vice president, Lyndon Johnson, was a Texan. Democrats held all thirty statewide elective positions. The state legislature had 181 Democrats...


Studying the Agency of Being Governed

by Stina Hansson, Sofie Hellberg & Maria Stern

This edited volume seeks to provide guidance on how we can approach questions of governing and agency-particularly those who endeavour to embark on grounded empirical research- by rendering explicit some key...


Realignment in American Politics: Toward a Theory

by Bruce A. Campbell & Richard J. Trilling

To have a voice in shaping government policy has been a goal of the American people since the nation's founding. Yet, government seems even less accessible now than in the past. An increasing rate of incumbency...


Farmers in Rebellion: The Rise and Fall of the Southern Farmers Alliance and People's Party in Texas

by Donna A. Barnes

The years after the Civil War brought struggle to the Southern farmer as the economic mainstay of the South-cotton-steadily dropped in price. Prompted by hard times, farmers in Lampasas County, Texas, gathered...


The Battle for Virginia's 5th District: How the Ancestral Spirit of Patrick Henry Inspired Me to Join the Tea Party

by Mark Kevin Lloyd

New from Broadside Books' Voices of the Tea Party. As a child, Mark Lloyd's grandmother always told him that he was a descendant of Patrick Henry. Though he's still trying to document the connection, he likes...


Grassroots Elections in China

by Kevin J. O'Brien & Suisheng Zhao

Twenty years after the launch of village elections, the time is ripe to assess the progress and impact of China's most notable political reform. Where have elections been conducted well and where have they been...


The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

by Andrew Gamble

Since the 1880s, the Conservative Party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers...


Political Parties and Partisanship: Social identity and individual attitudes

by John Bartle & Paolo Bellucci

This volume provides an up-to-date examination of the conceptualisations, causes, and consequences of partisanship, one of the most fundamental concepts in contemporary political science.

Presenting a comprehensive...


The Many Faces of Tolerance: Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

by Ewa A. Golebiowska

This book presents a systematic account on Poles' attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland's reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country....


Power in a Complex Global System

by Louis W. Pauly & Bruce W. Jentleson

Can twenty-first century global challenges be met through the limited adaptation of existing political institutions and prevailing systemic norms, or is a more fundamental reconstitution of governing authority...


One Party Country: The Republican Plan for Dominance in the 21st Century

by Tom Hamburger & Peter Wallsten

The Los Angeles Times bestseller

"Intelligent....Their book represents a burgeoning literary genre--studies of Roveology, which is the art of using what Republicans embrace, marketing information and what they...